Category: Sponsorships

February 15, 2018

The Brooks Medieval Faire

Well one of the things I would never had thought about when jetting out on my own about 7 years ago as a professional fundraiser, after about 8 years of working with a few nonprofits, is all the interesting and different nonprofits I would be working with. Well, the Alberta Medieval Settlement LTD is with […]

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June 19, 2017

The importance of community events

Spring is here and so is the event fundraising season! Events that raise money for causes and nonprofits can take many forms from 5k runs and walk-a-thons to endurance bike rides. In recent years, nonprofits have expanded these activities to include mud runs, polar plunges, even head-shaving! But just like any large undertaking, planning a […]

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August 18, 2015

INVITATION TO SPONSOR The Annual Green Regs & Ham Breakfast Event 2015

We invite your organization to participate as a special and valued sponsor of the Environmental Law Centre (ELC)’s Green Regs & Ham 2015 breakfast event in Calgary, Alberta this October 6th, 2015. For this year’s Green Regs & Ham event in Calgary, ELC is excited to host a timely and very important discussion on what […]

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August 5, 2014

Mobility Cup 2014 Sponsorship Opportunities

Commodore Level (Exclusive Title Sponsor) $15,000 •    Mobility Cup 2014 will be positioned  as The Mobility Cup 2014 supported by (insert your company’s name)  … in all national and international communication, advertising and signage, created by Mobility Cup 2014 from the date of agreement through to the end of the event •    Title sponsor name […]

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June 11, 2014

The AFCC 2nd Annual Gala Evening 2014

The AFCC 2nd Annual Gala Evening 2014 “Inspiring a Good Life”, in Support of the Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary, will be held at the Hotel Arts, Calgary on Saturday October, 25, 2014. All proceeds from this event will go directly to support and enhance the mandate of the AFCC’s nonprofit organization to provide social, […]

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May 2, 2013


Charitable donation – A corporation may deduct the eligible amount of a gift up to 75% of net income, plus 25% of certain taxable capital gains, and 25% of any capital cost recapture – A charitable tax deduction can be carried forward for a period of five years – Charitable receipt will no longer have […]

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July 4, 2012


I continue to have the pleasure and good fortune to have many clients, prospects, and friends share many great articles and discussions regarding fundraising with me. Just recently, I was shared another article by a kind friend of mine that he saw on Charity Village’s web site and it really resonated with what I hear […]

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March 1, 2012

What’s Rave Results being up to?

I am just working on mastering the technology of personalizing my emails, which I understand that I will be able to do once I move from Outlook 2003 to 2007; so please accept my apologies for me not being able to personalize this email to all of you at this time as I am sending […]

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February 1, 2012

Special Events, Sponsorship and Fund-Raiser or Friend-Raiser?

A special event is a one-time event focused on a specific purpose such as a groundbreaking, grand opening or other significant occasion i.e. the life of a library. Special events may also be created for other targeted purposes such as a jobs fair; awards banquet or logo contest. These onetime special events are different from […]

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September 12, 2011

What charity fundraiser would be the best to raise the most money?

I often asked the question, “what charity fundraiser would be the best to raise the most money?” Charity fundraising ideas come in all shapes and sizes. For many organizations, raising a regular amount of money is vital to keep going. Coming up with novel fundraisers not only helps to bring in much needed cash but […]

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